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Joe Louis to become champion for 1st time....
Item # 637328
June 22, 1937
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1937
* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. James Braddock
* World heavyweight boxing championship (day of)
The sport's section (page 28) has a banner headline: "Interest Runs High in Braddock-Louis Heavyweight Title Encounter Tonight" with many subheads, photos and tale of the tape. (see) This would be the day that Joe Louis would become heavyweight boxing champion of the World for the very 1st time.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, address stamp within masthead, nice.
Category: The 20th Century